Of India's sacred rivers, she is the holiest.It is believed that even the Ganga comes in the form of a cow for a purifying bath in the Narmada, says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I've always thought of rivers as creatures with distinct personalities. Flowing voluptuously through the high altitude desert lands of Lahaul and Spiti, the Chandrabhaga, or Chenab, is a powerful jade goddess, untamed and wild. The Ganges, on the other hand, when it settles into a serene ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Winter has tightened its grip across North India and many parts of the world with fresh bouts of snowfall. The national capital recorded the season’s lowest temperature on Tuesday. Snow covered many parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Here are some of the beautiful snow pics from across the globe. (Photographs: PTI Photo and Umar Ganie/Rediff.com) Jammu and Kashmir The mercury has gone down to the freezing point in Kashmir and Ladakh regions, with most places ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The tribal areas, higher hills and several places in lower hills of Himachal Pradesh reeled under biting cold wave conditions as the minimum temperature dropped by three to five degrees in spite of clear weather on 26 December. Thick ground frost occurred in ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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